Farm Manager wanted for RSPB farms at Haweswater and Swindale

Are you a forward thinking, experienced, hands-on upland sheep manager? Can you meet the challenge of integrating an upland sheep farm into land management to benefit wildlife and water quality? If so, we are seeking a Farm Manager for a new RSPB/United Utilities joint venture site at Haweswater.

Salary negotiable depending upon experience

You will be employed by the RSPB and will be responsible for the hefted Swaledale and Cheviot sheep on the farmland and adjoining Commons. You will work as part of the site team to develop and manage a farming system that meets the wider site objectives.

This is a full time post.

The closing date for applications is 8th December 201. Interviews will be held on 15th & 16th December 2011

For further details and an application form please visit:

Or for a discussion about this position, please contact either of the following:

Mike Fishpool, RSPB Haweswater Development Manager: 01931 713376,
mobile 0770 2237386, email

Bill Kenmir, RSPB Cumbria Reserves Area Manager: mobile 07736 640926